Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

Midnight Robber

Nalo Hopkinson

fiction fantasy science fiction speculative fiction adventurous slow-paced

329 pages | first published 2000

Description

Masked "Midnight Robbers" waylay revelers with brandished weapons and spellbinding words. But to young Tan-Tan, the Robber Queen is simply a favourite costume to wear at the festival--until her power-corrupted father commits an unforgivable crime....
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Moods

adventurous 73%
dark 73%
challenging 60%
emotional 57%
tense 39%
sad 36%
mysterious 26%
hopeful 18%
reflective 18%
inspiring 10%
funny 5%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 23%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 41%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 38% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.95